The 3 Finalists have just minutes ago been announced for the 2018 il Piccolo Violino Magico International Competition, in San Vito al Tagliamento, Italy.
The 2018 Finalists are:
- 13 year old Shihan Wang from China
- 13 year old Bohdan Luts from Ukraine
- 10 year old Natsuho Murata from Japan
Open to international violinists aged 9 to 13 years old, the 1st prize winner will receive €5000 – plus a number of international performance opportunities.
Special prizes in the Semi-Final round were awarded to 13 year old Pauline Van Der Rest from Belgium and 13 year old Fiechter Benedetta from Italy.
The 2018 jury comprises: Pavel Vernikov (President), Viera Fischer, Susanne Gessner, Ruta Lipinaityte, Corrado Bolsi, Sergej Krylov, and Vilmos Szabadi.